This Day in History: A Christmas Carol Is Published (1843)

This Day in History:
A Christmas Carol Is Published (1843)

English novelist Charles Dickens wrote many books and stories about Christmas. His first, the now-beloved A Christmas Carol, was written in just weeks, reputedly to meet the expenses of his wife’s fifth pregnancy. An instant success, it has since been adapted countless times for theater and film. The last name of the story’s protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge, has even entered the English lexicon as a word meaning a mean-spirited, miserly person. Who is thought to have inspired the character? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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